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stabbed 5 times with a machete. it happened during a 9 hour long stand off last week. fox 5's ophelia young is outside of metro's south central area command where she got to see nicky for the first time since the incident. nicky seemed like he was ready to get back to work today - but hes still waiting for his many stitches to come out - this a picture him immediately after the surgery - nicky was sent into an apartment last thursday after a barricaded suspect refused to come out. witnesses had called in that suspect tolavius timmons after hearing gunshots and yelling from his apartment. police first tried sening in a 5 thousand dollar robot weighing 600 pounds - which they say timmons knocked over and broke. after a night of negotiation, metro' send in nicky.. metro believes timmons stabbed nicky with a machete 5 times - they didnt hear one sound from nicky. "in fact he was trying to go back in
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by the collar i was taking him out to get him out of the way of the swat guys and i looked down i had blood all over my hands and is that from the suspect or you and i looked down and he was bleeding all over the place." nicky was taken to a nearby animal hospital and underwent surgery immediately. fortunately the cuts- according to nicky's handler - are not deep enough to cause any permanent damage. the suspect timmons was supposed to make his first court appearance today but he refused to come. he is demanded by the judge to appear tomorrow at 8. reporting live. in the time being timmons faces 3 felonies including mistreatment of a police dog - a crime punishable up to 4 years in prison. the first in the west caucus for the democrats is saturday. fox 5's abby theodros spoke with bernie sanders today who is making his plea to nevadans. in a new cnn poll - 48 percent of likely caucus
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support clinton while 47 percent favor sanders. but sanders says he has the experience and track record that sets him apart. sanders referenced his more than two decades in congress and exprerience as an advocate for renewable energy. that's why sanders is speaking out against the state's decision to increase rooftop solar rates. "i cannot believe the decision of your public utilities commission which makes it harder for people to move ot solar. which results in the loss of many many hundreds of jobs. in the solar industry. heavily in sustainable energy. " sanders and to battle it out for key endorsements cio labor federation. here in nevada - the union says they wont be announcing an endorsement this primary cycle. this differs from when the union backed barack obama. we did reach out to hillary clinton's camp for
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secretary of state was unavailable. senator sanders also talked about the importance of voting in the upcoming caucus. we'll tell you more about that at 6. sanders and clinton will square off in a town hall tomorrow night downtown at the lou ruvo center for brain health. so far... in the 2016 race for the white house - we've heard from the candidates, past presidents and celebrities. now - you can add lawyers to the growing list as joel waldman reports - donald trump and ted cruz are fighting over legal issues - surrounding a campaign ad. ((cruz ad natpop)) "would president trump ban partial birth abortions?" trump says: "well, look, i'm very pro choice ..." ted cruz defending his campaign's new 30-second spot .... highlighting donald trump's past comments on abortion ... the commercial, airing in south carolina in the wake of supreme court justice antonin scalia's death, stresses the
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appointee to the high court ... the ad ends with the narrator saying trump "cannot be trusted with these serious decisions". cruz says: "if you want to file a lawsuit challenging this ad ... claiming it is defamation, file the lawsuit ..." a trump campaign attorney sent the cruz campaign a letter potential lawsuit, citing defamation. trump says: "cruz will say donald trump loves obamacare, i love obamacare? every single speech since its come out, i've said we are going to get rid of it - so really, they lie ... say it nicely is because rubio called him a liar also - so once another guy called him a liar, it's easier for me to call him a liar ... but really, cruz does lie ..." and, while jeb bush engaged in a celebratory south carolina chest bump with older brother, george w, the former florida governor continues to lag far behind in the palmetto state polls ... ahead of saturday's republican primary. but, a different story on the democratic side, where bernie
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clinton in nevada. clinton says: "i'm gonna work on this every single day ..." waldman says (on- cam tag): "there is good news for hillary clinton in many of the so- called sec states, holding primaries in march, where she continues to lead sanders by a wide margin. in washington, joel waldman , fox news." terror strikes.... once again... in turkey. a dramatic look at the aftermath of a car bomb explosion.... caught on video. plus... how whole foods is expanding
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for her "experience, leadership, tenacity," the las vegas sun endorses hillary clinton. just like planned parenthood action fund endorses clinton for her fortitude keeping government out of women's personal healthcare decisions. and the league of conservation voters action fund... for her bold plan to attack climate change. or the human rights campaign... because hillary believes only love should decide which two people can marry. not just a progressive. a progressive who gets results.
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and i approve this message. after more than a month of waiting, the florida winners of the 1- point-6-billion- dollar powerball jackpot came forward today. the new millionaires are david kaltschmidt and maureen smith of melbourne beach. they're claming a one-time lump sum million dollars. made out to a trust created by the couple to manage the money. they said they didn't watch the live powerball drawing - and didn't learn they won until the next morning. other winning tickets were sold in tennessee and california. add tattoo parlors to its newest grocery stores. whole foods first "365" stores later this year. the new brand of
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millennials - and include other shops to break up the grocery store experience. its website suggests those stores - which will be known as "friends of 365" - could include anything from record shops to tattoo parlors. the company says each different 365 store could have a different mix of partners. a dispute over territory... could lead to tense military standoff. how china is facing a backlash from asian neighbors... after flexing its military muscle. and - microsoft announces its biggest customer yet... for windows 10. your fox5 weather 24/7 forecast is coming up next this is fox5 news at 5:30, your only
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following an explosion in turkey. it happened in the city of ankara. it left at least 28 people dead - and more than 60 hurt. the government confirms t explosion was caused by a car bomb - and was targeting military vehicles. no one has claimed responsibility for the attack. turkey's prime minister has canceled a planned trip to brussels. tension is rising in the south china sea. that's where the
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confirmed placement of an advanced surface-to-air missile system on a disputed island chain. across the region... u-s allies are putting their military forces on high alert. jennifer griffin has more from the pentagon. tensions remaining high throughout the south pacific.... where china is pushing back hard against international criticism... following its deployment of an advanced surface- to-air missile system on a disputed island chain claimed by six nations. secretary of state out - the move chinese president's vow not to militarize the islands. kerry says: "there is every evidence, every day that there has been an increased militarization of another." the chinese say the weapons are defensive, not offensive... and, they're just looking to protect chinese troops islands. yi says: (translated) self-defense islands and reefs where chinese troops are
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with the right of self-defense." but, the hq-9 missiles can shoot down military and civilian aircraft from 125 miles away... raising serious concerns among u-s partners throughout the region. lacierda says: "it will not be in the interest of any nation considering that a large percentage of trade happens in our seas." suga says: (translated) "japan has serious concern over these moves and we cannot accept this fact." the white house says it stands behind its pacific allies... but, it's also urging all sides to take a breath - and look for a diplomatic solution. earnest says: "we continue to encourage all claimants to clarify their territorial maritime claims in accordance with international law." (on-cam tag) a u-n ruling on china's maritime claims is expected sometime later this year... in the meantime - president obama says the u-s military will continue its operations in the south china sea. at the pentagon, jennifer griffin, fox news china placed the missiles on "woody island" in the paracel chain - which is also claimed by taiwan
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the pentagon is upgrading its office computers. secretary of carter has ordered windows on all four-million of the pentagon's personal computers. the upgrade will next 12 months. with security a within the defense... many see this as a sign that any bugs in the have been worked out. the pentagon is among the last of microsoft's customers to upgrade to a new o-s. some computers because they're installed on submarines or airplanes or deployed on the battlefield. is driving more dangerous these days? the number of traffic deaths rose by 8 percent in 2015 - the largest year-to- year percentage increase in half a century. the national safety council says about 38,300 people were killed on u.s. roads last year... and nearly four-and-a-half million were seriously injured. that would make 2015 the deadliest driving year since 2008. the council says a
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lower unemployment rates are probably among the key factors -- along with lower gas prices. with driving more affordable - more people are on the road. now fox5 weather 24/7, with chief meterologist ted pretty southwest gusts to 25 mph expected overnight with those winds increasing to 40 mph thursday morning. those gusts finally decrease once we get into the late afternoon and evening thursday, but still expected around 20 mph. we have a chance at a few drops late tonight, but our best chance of showers will be between around midnight and 6 am
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few hundredths possible. after 81 degrees on wednesday, we'll drop to 68 on thursday. we'll be back up to the low and mid 70s for friday and through the weekend. southwest gusts to 25 mph expected overnight with those winds increasing to 40 mph thursday morning. those gusts finally decrease once we get into the late afternoon and evening thursday, but still expected
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have a chance at a few drops late tonight, but our best chance of showers will be between around midnight and 6 am on thursday with a few hundredths possible. after 81 degrees on wednesday, we'll drop to 68 on thursday. we'll be back up to the low and mid 70s for
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closed captioning will resume shortly an simple explanation... to describe a youngster's thirst for knowledge. "i want to know new things." this little guy can name all the presidents.... in and out of order.
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plus... the super bowl of racing kicks off this weekend in daytona beach, florida. tomorrow on fox5 news this morning... sprint cup series champion and las vegas native kyle busch joins us to talk about the daytona 500 and m&m's milestone
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here's a look at some of the 'all new' stories we are working for fox5 news at six. dead cats found in a bag. what a surveillance camera from a local business may reveal about where they came from and who put them there. plus, what has nike cutting ties with boxer manny pacquiao. and how a casual conversation over coffee has police taking a preventative approach with people in one neighborhood. can you name all the presidents? a four-year-old in north carolina knows each one by memory... and can list all the state capitals and other fun facts as well. kristen hampton puts the little "brainiac" to the test. (kristen hampton/reporting) "so like this president?" (tommy johnston/smart kid) "washington!" (kristen hampton/reporting) "that's pretty easy thought right?" everybody knows the very first
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dozen. (kristen hampton/reporting) "look what i'm doing? mixing them up." (tommy johnston/smart kid) "cool." but there are about 30 or so guys in there in the middle that don't have the most recognizable faces. (tommy johnston/smart kid) "i'm good if you do it in order or not." unless you're 4 year old tommy johnston. (kristen hampton/reporting) "this president is-- " (tommy johnston/smart kid) "millard fillmore" if you're a little rusty with your presidential recall... no fear... (kristen hampton/reporting) "that is millard fillmore." a 4 year old is here to take you to school. (names presidents) mmhas been sponging up knledge... since before he was old enough to talk about it. (man) "whatever he can learn he wants to learn. and we have to check him sometimes because we don't think he's right. i'm about 0-10 on that." (tommy johnston/smart kid) (names presidents) "i'm going to go--" (woman) "you getting bored?" (tommy johnston/smart kid) "no i'm getting tired." tired of schooling you on just presidents. (tommy johnston/smart kid)
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pluto is not a planet." (kristen hampton/reporting) "aww why?" (tommy johnston/smart kid) "he used to be. he was the sized of neptune. now he shrinked." educational milestones for a 4 year old suggest they should be able to name some colors and shapes. tommy-- (kristen hampton/reporting) "what is the capital of georgia?" (tommy johnston/smart kid) "atlanta." knows all the states... (tommy johnston/smart kid) "california, sacramento." and all their capitals. if you're wondering just how this guy got to be so smart... the answer is as simple as he is cute. (tommy johnston/smart kid) "i want to know new things." thanks for joining us.. fox5 news at 6 o'clock is straight
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for just $6 each. there are those who say we cannot defeat a corrupt political system and fix a rigged economy. but i believe we need to lift our vision above the obstacles in place and look to the american horizon. to a nation where every child can not only dream of going to college, but attend one. where quality healthcare will be a birthright of every citizen. where a good job is not a wish, but a reality. where women receive equal pay and a living wage is paid to all. an america where after a lifetime of labor, there is time for rest and grandchildren. a nation that defends our people and our values, but no longer carries so much of that burden alone. i know we can create that america if we listen to our conscience and our hearts and not to the pundits and the naysayers. i'm bernie sanders. i approve this message,
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burglars ransack her henderson home.. i'm john huck. i'm christine maddela. police say this happened early this morning to a 72-year old woman in sun city anthem. here's a look at where this crime took place.. it was at a home on garden city avenue just off sun city anthem boulevard. henderson police say this morning two men broke into her home at 2:15 ... once inside they found the woman .. tied her up .. and ransacked her home. at some point, police say one of the men also showed a firearm and was demanding valuables from the woman. the men ran and are still on the loose ... the woman did receive minor injuries. police say she did not get a good look at the men and could not give a good description. when we spoke with police, they had a message for everyone. michelle french / henderson police department "one thing henderson police would like to remind residents is to take steps to protect their home and loved ones. make sure your doors are locked, make sure that you've secured your windows using wooden dowels to protect your sliding glass doors

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